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Boeing Names New CEO

CHICAGO — Boeing has replaced its Chief Executive Officer and has named current Chairman, David L. Calhoun, as new CEO and President, effective January 13, 2020. Mr. Calhoun will remain a member of the Board. In addition, Board member Lawrence W. Kellner will become non-executive Chairman of the Board effective immediately. The company said Dennis A. Muilenburg […]

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United to Add More International Flights From SF

SAN FRANCISCO — United Airlines announced its largest ever international network expansion from its hub at San Francisco International Airport. The airline will offer Bay Area customers nonstop year-round service to Toronto and Melbourne, Australia and seasonal service to New Delhi. United also said it will begin a second daily flight between San Francisco and […]

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United Adding Dreamliner to SF/Newark Route

United Airlines is is enhancing its transcontinental service and will offer customers more flights and more seats between New York/Newark and Los Angeles and San Francisco, more than any other airline. Beginning Jan. 7, 2019, United will be the first North American airline to operate the Boeing 787-10, the newest aircraft in the Dreamliner family, […]

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United Airlines Changes Boarding Policy

United Airlines has expanded enhancements to its boarding at gates in airports around the world. The updated boarding process gives customers more space at the gate, less time waiting in line and improved boarding information to create a less stressful environment. “The boarding process was one of the top areas customers told us they wanted […]

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Delta to Add San Jose-Detroit Flight

Delta plans to launch year-round service linking Silicon Valley and Detroit starting on Nov. 15. This route will provide the only nonstop service between Detroit Wayne County Metropolitan Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. “This new nonstop Delta service connects the largest unserved markets from both Detroit and San Jose,” said Joe Esposito, […]

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United Opening Polaris Lounge at SFO

SAN FRANCISCO — Starting Monday, customers traveling in United Polaris, the airline’s international premium cabin travel experience, will be able to relax and dine prior to their travels or refresh upon arrival in the new United Polaris lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) conveniently located in the International Terminal near Gate G92. Thoughtful California […]

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Southwest Adds Six Flights From San Jose

Southwest Airlines has begun operating more than a dozen new nonstop routes across North America. San Jose’s Mineta Airport saw six new nonstop routes take off last Sunday, adding more nonstop routes from the Bay Area to cities across the United States. Southwest is the busiest airline in San Jose with over 80 daily flights. […]

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Alaska Air Adding Nonstop to JFK From San Jose

Alaska Airlines is planning new daily, nonstop service between San Jose and New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) beginning July 6. Additionally, Alaska is expanding service between Seattle and JFK with an early-morning, nonstop flight, giving flyers convenient connections to Europe on its Global Partner airlines. Together, Alaska and Virgin America operate 15 flights […]

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Delta to Launch San Jose-JFK Flight

  Delta plans to launch a non-stop flight from San Jose to New York City’s JFK International Airport next June. “We’ve heard loud and clear from our Bay Area customers that nonstop service to New York City is important to them, and we’re pleased to offer this new daily flight starting next spring,” said Ranjan […]

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United to End 747 Flights in November

  United Airlines plans to retire the Boeing 747 widebody jet from its fleet next month. The airline announced that United flight 747, on Tuesday, Nov. 7 from San Francisco to Honolulu will be the airline’s farewell flight. This journey will serve as the ultimate throwback for customers, employees and invited guests as it recreates the first 747 flight operated by […]

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Southwest Adding Flights From San Jose

  Discount carrier Southwest Airlines Co. announced new routes from San Jose and California cities. Carrying more passengers to, from, and within the state of California, Southwest is thanking its loyal Golden State Customers with even more flights including nearly 20 new nonstop routes and increasing frequency to 27 existing routes as well as opening […]

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Alaska Airlines Launches Nonstop Service From SF to Mexico City

  Alaska Airlines has launched service to Mexico City’s Benito Juarez International Airport from two major California hubs: San Francisco International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. Later this fall, Alaska Airlines will also add service from San Diego International Airport to Mexico City, becoming the only airline to serve Mexico City from all three California gateways. Alaska Airlines will mark the occasion this morning with a Mexico-style send-off for […]

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United Increases Service From SF to 18 Cities

  SAN FRANCISCO — United Airlines (UAL), the leading carrier in the San Francisco Bay Area, plans to increase the number of flights between SFO and eight destinations. Additionally, the airline announced it will convert select regional jet flights to larger mainline aircraft in ten markets. These schedule enhancements build on previously announced new service […]

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Alaska Airlines to Add 13 Nonstop Routes From Bay Area

  SAN FRANCISCO — Three months after its acquisition of Virgin America, Alaska Airlines is expanding its Bay Area flight plans, adding 13 new nonstop markets from San Francisco International Airport and Mineta San Jose Airport. The routes mark the single largest new market announcement in Alaska Airlines history. With the additional flights, Alaska Airlines and Virgin America will […]

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Southwest to Launch Oakland-Mexico Flights

Southwest Airlines has filed an application with the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to offer the first U.S. carrier nonstop service between Oakland International Airport and both San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, beginning in February 2017, subject to governmental approvals. Once approved, the carrier’s flight schedule and fares will be […]

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Air China to Connect San Jose-Shanghai

  SAN JOSE — Air China’s expansion in North America continues with the launch of three-times a week nonstop service between San José and Shanghai on Sept. 1, 2016. The new flight will be operated on A330-200 aircraft, offering business and economy class cabins. San José will be Air China’s tenth gateway in North America […]

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United Launches SF-Singapore Nonstop Flight

  SAN FRANCISCO — United Airlines this week launched the only nonstop flights between the United States and Singapore, using the world’s most advanced passenger airplane, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, to operate the service from the airline’s San Francisco Pacific-gateway hub. The nonstop flights connecting the two financial and tech centers will save travelers up to […]

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Virgin America Launching Flights From SF to Denver

SAN FRANCISCO — Virgin America, the Bay Area-based airline, is celebrating the launch of its new service from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Denver International Airport (DEN) with an “entrepreneurial” send-off hosted by Virgin Group’s ‘Trailblazer in Chief’, Sir Richard Branson – with a short speaking program on Tuesday featuring Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson, […]